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Elizabeth Grove

Language spoken at home

In Elizabeth Grove, 13% of people spoke a language other than English at home in 2011.

Elizabeth Grove's language statistics show the proportion of the population who speak a language at home other than English. They indicate how culturally diverse a population is and the degree to which different ethnic groups and nationalities are retaining their language.

Elizabeth Grove's language statistics should be analysed in conjunction with Country of Birth and Proficiency in English to assist in identifying specific cultural and ethnic groups in the area and the services required by the multicultural community.

Derived from the Census question:

'Does the person speak a language other than English at home?'

Total population

Language spoken at home - Ranked by size
Elizabeth Grove - (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language (excludes English)Number%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Swahili
331.40.200.00.0+33
Persian/Dari
301.30.650.20.0+25
map this data in atlas.idItalian271.11.0331.41.2-6
Romanian
251.10.2100.40.3+15

Excludes languages with fewer than 20 people speaking them at home, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Language spoken at home - Summary
Elizabeth Grove - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Language summaryNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Speaks English only1,92781.086.12,02688.487.9-99
Non-English total30812.99.41325.86.9+176
Not stated1446.14.51335.85.3+11

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Language spoken at home, 2011
Language spoken at home, 2011 Swahili, City of Playford: 0.2% Persian/Dari, City of Playford: 0.6% Italian, City of Playford: 1.0% Romanian, City of Playford: 0.2% Swahili, Elizabeth Grove: 1.4% Persian/Dari, Elizabeth Grove: 1.3% Italian, Elizabeth Grove: 1.1% Romanian, Elizabeth Grove: 1.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in language spoken at home, 2006 to 2011
Change in language spoken at home, 2006 to 2011 Swahili, Elizabeth Grove: +33 Persian/Dari, Elizabeth Grove: +25 Italian, Elizabeth Grove: -6 Romanian, Elizabeth Grove: +15
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the language spoken at home by the population of Elizabeth Grove in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a smaller proportion of people who spoke English only, and a larger proportion of those speaking a non-English language (either exclusively, or in addition to English).

Overall, 81.0% of the population spoke English only, and 12.9% spoke a non-English language, compared with 86.1% and 9.4% respectively for the City of Playford.

The dominant language spoken at home, other than English, in Elizabeth Grove was Swahili, with 1.4% of the population, or 33 people speaking this language at home.

The major difference between the languages spoken at home for the population of Elizabeth Grove and the City of Playford in 2011 was:

  • A larger percentage speaking Swahili at home (1.4% compared to 0.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people who spoke a language other than English at home increased by 176 or 133.3%, and the number of people who spoke English only decreased by 99 or 4.9%.

There were no major differences in Elizabeth Grove between 2006 and 2011.

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